"In my career I hope to race at a competitive level on the World Cup circuit and someday compete in the Olympic Games. I also want to continue to enjoy skiing and ski racing for as long as possible!"
6 Things You Didn't Know About Galena Wardle
- 1. Galena snagged her first National title in the 2016 season at the U.S. Alpine Championships in Sun Valley, Idaho in Alpine Combined.
- 2. She owns and rides a unicycle.
- 3. Galena comes from a ski-loving family. She started skiing at the age of two with her parents, who were both ski instructors in Aspen.
- 4. She can speak FOUR languages (French, Spanish, Portuguese, and English)!
- 5. She has recently gotten involved with an Instagram movement called "Plastic Free Fridays" that focuses on eliminating single-use plastics by refusing them at least one day a week. It has grown to be an important cause for her as she thinks it really helps bring people awareness of how much plastic they use and hopefully limits the use of plastic in everyday lives.
- 6. When she's off snow, she enjoys adventuring outside, whether it's hiking, biking, camping, or windsurfing. She loves exploring.
Galena's Favorite Gear!
Check out Galena's favorites from the U.S. Ski & Snowboard gear collection!